The department has well trained and experienced surgeons who have expertise in various sub-specialties of orthopaedics. The team is well trained to handle poly trauma patients, both paediatric and adult, who are received by the Department of Emergency Services at the hospital.
The Orthopaedic Department at Manipal Hospital Goa offers all kinds of surgical and nonsurgical treatments for conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints and spine). The department offers numerous treatments, such as surgery, physiotherapy and partial or complete replacement of the bone or joint, based on the complexity of the condition. At Manipal Hospitals, ultra-modern orthopaedic operation theatres are furnished with a laminar airflow system which keeps them germ-free, eliminating the risk of infection. The department also imports instruments which conform to the highest international standards. The Orthopaedic nursing staffs are trained in the latest methods for pre and post-operative care and support the patients through physiotherapy and rehabilitation. The Orthopaedic Department is supported by the neuro-surgical services, intensive care services and anaesthesiology services. The Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Department at Manipal Hospital Goa also assists the Orthopaedic Department. They provide post-operative therapy, wellness oriented programmes and rehabilitation programmes for patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
The Departments of Nephrology and Urology at Manipal Hospitals consists of specialists and support staff who are widely acknowledged as the best in the country. The department offers services at par with the highest standards prevailing worldwide. The Hospital offers dialysis services with state of the art machines and qualified dialysis technicians and nursing staff. Facilities like bicarbonate based haemodialysis, water treatment with reverse osmosis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, heamoperfusion for poisoning, plasmapheresis therapy, sled and nocturnal dialysis, and CAVH and ICU dialysis are also available. The dialysis unit at Manipal Hospital Goa is open 24 hours on all days. Manipal Hospitals perform over 24,000 dialyses a year and have been pioneers in renal care in the country. Manipal Hospitals have numerous firsts to their credit, including being the first in India to perform complete bladder removal and urinary diversion through keyhole surgery, the first to offer minimally invasive treatment for prostate and bladder
Orthopaedics has been functional for several years and has been constantly growing by leaps and bounds. The department has well trained and experienced surgeons who have expertise in various sub-specialties of orthopaedics. The team is well trained to handle poly trauma patients, both paediatric and adult, who are received by the Department of Emergency Services at the hospital.
There are three fully equipped ultra-modern orthopaedic Operation Theatres (OT)—one exclusively for joint replacements. These are equipped with laminar air flow system which keeps the OTs germ free. Computer-navigated instrument, fracture tables, C-Arm X-Ray machine, Arthroscopy, all implants and instruments are imported and conform to the highest international standards.
Patients come for treatment not only from states within India such as West Bengal, Orissa, North East Provinces but also from other countries such as Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Middle East, United Kingdom, United States of America and African countries.
With a team of some of the best doctors in the world, an attentive staff and state-of-the-art equipment, the hospital conducts all types of complex and cutting edge orthopaedic surgeries.
The number of interlocking nail fixations for fractures of thigh, leg and arm conducted in the hospital has been estimated to be one of the highest for the whole of Southeast Asia. As and when new developments evolve in the field of Orthopaedics, Manipal Hospital has ensured that the consultants get trained in that particular area.
The hospital’s Intensive Care, Anaesthesia Services, Rehabilitation Services, Sports and Exercise Medicine departments are of high standards.
A Bone Bank is being planned, wherein a bone removed during joint replacements can be processed, preserved and used for another patient in need.
This department is one of the thrust areas for Manipal Hospital. The dedicated and focused team looks forward with much enthusiasm in facing new challenges in this highly exciting field of trauma and orthopaedics. Many new developments with exhilarating and gratifying results are around the corner.